More Cash - Pay Patients Means Docs Need Billing Strategies
Trend is requiring providers to proactively develop comprehensive policies (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 22, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Source Type: news

The Non-neuronal and Nonmuscular Effects of Botulinum Toxin The Non-neuronal and Nonmuscular Effects of Botulinum Toxin
New research suggests that botulinum neurotoxins may have a much wider range of both dermatological and nondermatological applications than originally thought.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is causing this rash on my wrist?
There are many different causes of a rash on the wrist, including eczema, allergic reactions to metals in jewelry, and other skin conditions. Here, you can try to identify your skin rash using the picture gallery and learn more about causes and treatments for a wrist rash here. We also explain when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about hypohidrosis
People with hypohidrosis sweat less than they should. This impairs the body ’s ability to cool down and can cause heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke. Hypohidrosis is a less extreme form of anhidrosis, where a person is unable to sweat. Learn about hypohidrosis here, including its causes, symptoms, and treatment. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Considerable Costs Associated With Switching EHR
Costs include time needed for research and testing, maintenance and other fees, hardware updates (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - June 20, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to treat a burn on the roof of the mouth at home
Burning the roof of the mouth is common. These burns are easy to treat at home and rarely cause for concern. Natural remedies can help, including yogurt, milk, aloe vera gel, and honey. Here, learn about seven natural home remedies for burns on the roof of the mouth. We also describe when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is perioral dermatitis and how is it treated?
Perioral dermatitis is a rash that affects the skin around the mouth. The cause is unknown, but research suggests that it is a reaction to the misuse of topical corticosteroids. Other triggers may include hormonal changes and allergic reactions. Learn more about perioral dermatitis and how to prevent and treat it here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

World Continence Week
2018 is held between 18-24 June and is a global initiative run by theWorld Federation of Incontinence Patients (WFIP), with the approval of theInternational Continence Society (ICS). The vision is to help improve health, wellness and quality of life for those with continence issues, and to further establish awareness of bladder weakness, pelvic pain and other conditions that impact on the lives of patients and carers.Cochrane Incontinence works with authors to prepare, maintain and disseminate systematic reviews of the effectiveness of interventions for incontinence, including prevention, treatment and rehabilitation. The...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - June 18, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about allergic eczema
Allergic eczema, or contact dermatitis, is a skin condition that occurs when a person ’s skin comes into contact with an allergen. It causes a dry, red, itchy rash. In this article, learn about the triggers, treatment, prevention, and when to see a doctor. We also provide information on other types of eczema. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Dermatologists now treating eczema by spraying the skin with live bacteria
(Natural News) For years, people diagnosed with the skin problem, eczema, had no other choice but to consistently put topical creams to alleviate their symptoms. Despite their best efforts, the itchy rash typically persists, causing the skin to dry out and sometimes even lead to infections. An ongoing clinical trial led by researchers from the NIH’s National... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Issues Complete Response Letter for Duobrii (halobetasol propionate and tazarotene) Lotion
LAVAL, Quebec, June 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Ortho Dermatologics, a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE/TSX: VRX), today announced that it has received a Complete Response Letter (CRL) from the U.S. Food and Drug... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - June 18, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Intralesional Laser Therapy for Dermal Filler Complications Intralesional Laser Therapy for Dermal Filler Complications
Is intralesional laser treatment a safe and effective treatment option for complications caused by dermal filler treatments?Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is rhinophyma?
The skin disorder rhinophyma is a subtype of rosacea. It causes a distinctive growth of the nose, which can make it look red, large, bulbous, and distorted. Doctors can often diagnose rhinophyma visually. In this article, learn about the causes and risk factors. We also explain the treatment options, including surgery. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Verrica Pharmaceuticals prices $75m IPO to fund drug-device skin therapy
Verrica Pharmaceuticals said this week that it plans to offer 5 million shares priced between $14 to $16 apiece, setting its initial public offering at $75 million. The West Chester, PA-based company expects to use its newly-acquired funds to advance its lead product candidate: a drug-device combination product designed to administer a topical dermatological drug, cantharidin. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Verrica Pharmaceuticals prices $75m IPO to fund drug-device skin therapy appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - June 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Funding Roundup Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat verricapharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Strategies to Avoid Sunburn
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 15, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Strategies to Avoid Sunburn
Title: Strategies to Avoid SunburnCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/15/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 15, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Health Tip: Say Goodbye to Split Nails
Title: Health Tip: Say Goodbye to Split NailsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/15/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 15, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Cut your risk for liver cancer by HALF by just increasing your vitamin D levels
(Natural News) Did you know that roughly 38.4 percent of people will be diagnosed with some type of cancer during their lifetime? If you’re “lucky,” yours might just be a harmless melanoma that your dermatologist can remove in their office. If you’re really unlucky, on the other hand, you could end up with one of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes forehead acne?
Forehead acne and pimples are common, especially during puberty. There are many reasons why someone might develop acne on their forehead, and they can often treat the condition at home. In some cases, however, someone may need to see a doctor. Here, we cover the causes, treatment, and how to prevent forehead acne. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Health Tip: Protect Your Skin
-- Healthy skin habits can make you look younger and reduce your risk of skin cancer. While ointments, creams and eye serums can mask the effects of aging, nothing beats a good skin-care routine, the American Academy of Dermatology says. The academy... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 14, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Protect Your Skin
Title: Health Tip: Protect Your SkinCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/14/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 14, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Health Economics and Clinical Decision Making in Psoriasis Health Economics and Clinical Decision Making in Psoriasis
While biological treatments for plaque psoriasis are highly effective and safe, they are also expensive. How can we prioritize their use while balancing cost-effectiveness?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

SBA 2018 finalist video spotlight: Levy Dermatology
Levy Dermatology offers surgical, medical and cosmetic treatments for diseases of the skin, hair and nails. "What we believes separates a good clinic from a great clinic and, likewise, a good business from a great business is customer service," said Dr. Alan Levy, founder and medical director of Levy Dermatology. Levy Dermatology was a finalist for an MBJ 2018 Small Business Award, in the medium cate gory, which honors companies with 21-50 employees. The awards event was held May 15 at the Holiday… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 13, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elle Perry Source Type: news

SBA 2018 finalist video spotlight: Levy Dermatology
Levy Dermatology offers surgical, medical and cosmetic treatments for diseases of the skin, hair and nails. "What we believes separates a good clinic from a great clinic and, likewise, a good business from a great business is customer service," said Dr. Alan Levy, founder and medical director of Levy Dermatology. Levy Dermatology was a finalist for an MBJ 2018 Small Business Award, in the medium cate gory, which honors companies with 21-50 employees. The awards event was held May 15 at the Holiday… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 13, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Elle Perry Source Type: news

Sun Defenses Up in Transplant Patients After Skin Cancer Study
Increased odds of using multiple sun protection measures among organ transplant recipients (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 13, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Oncology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Tanning Booths Harmful
Title: Tanning Booths HarmfulCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 7/15/2002 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 13, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Truths, Lies, and Sunscreens
Title: Truths, Lies, and SunscreensCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 7/8/2008 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 13, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Understanding Actinic Keratosis
Title: Understanding Actinic KeratosisCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 9/18/2008 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 13, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Warts--A Common Infectious Disease
Title: Warts--A Common Infectious DiseaseCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 4/1/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:10 PM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 13, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Tanning Beds - More Dangerous than Sunlight?
Title: Tanning Beds - More Dangerous than Sunlight?Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 6/7/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 13, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Sunscreens: Making Sense of Sunscreen Products
Title: Sunscreens: Making Sense of Sunscreen ProductsCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 3/24/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 13, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

8 Myths and Truths About Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac
Title: 8 Myths and Truths About Poison Ivy, Oak, and SumacCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 5/30/2012 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:08 PM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 13, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Pilonidal Cysts: What Are the Risk Factors?
Title: Pilonidal Cysts: What Are the Risk Factors?Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 3/17/2008 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:08 PM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 13, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Psoriasis Drugs Strike Immune Targets (Raptiva, Enbrel)
Title: Psoriasis Drugs Strike Immune Targets (Raptiva, Enbrel)Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 11/20/2003 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:08 PM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 13, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Rash: Can Soaps & Detergents Cause A Rash
Title: Rash: Can Soaps& Detergents Cause A RashCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 3/1/2002 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:08 PM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 13, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Skin Tags: Should They Be Removed?
Title: Skin Tags: Should They Be Removed?Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 9/14/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 13, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Flipping the switch on itch
(North Carolina State University) Researchers have pinpointed a particular neuropeptide associated with transmitting itch signals in mice with atopic dermatitis. The work sheds further light on the pathways involved in transmitting itch sensations from the peripheral (skin) to the central (spinal cord) nervous system. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Home Remedies: Avoid scratching swimmer's itch
Swimmer's itch?is an itchy rash that can occur after swimming or wading outdoors. Also known as cercarial dermatitis, swimmer's itch is most common in freshwater lakes and ponds, but it occasionally occurs in salt water. Swimmer's itch is a rash usually caused by an allergic reaction to parasites that burrow into your skin while you're [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 13, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Health Tip: Caring for a Minor Burn
Title: Health Tip: Caring for a Minor BurnCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/12/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/12/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 12, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Microdermabrasion
Title: MicrodermabrasionCategory: Procedures and TestsCreated: 9/13/2010 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/12/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 12, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Could You Have Rosacea?
Title: Could You Have Rosacea?Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/12/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/12/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 12, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Health Tip: Using Bug Repellent
Title: Health Tip: Using Bug RepellentCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/12/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/12/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 12, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Treating eczema and dermatitis in infants
(Natural News) Skin rashes and other forms of allergic reaction on the skin are terrible, and most mothers would feel ten times worse seeing those rashes on their newborn. An entry from the American Herbalists Guild provides some natural remedies for your baby’s protection, as well your own, against infantile dermatitis. (h/t to AmericanHerbalistsGroup.com.) Infant’s treatments Internal Oral... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can tea tree oil treat eczema?
This article looks at the research on tea tree oil and its potential use as a treatment for eczema. Learn more about its antiviral, anti-itch, and anti-inflammatory properties. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Eczema warning - why spending too much time in the sun could trigger dry skin condition
ECZEMA is a dry skin condition that can lead to itchy, cracked and inflamed skin. As the Met Office warns of a hot summer weather forecast, patients could be at risk of painful dermatitis symptoms if they spend too much time in the hot sunshine, it ’s been revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What do yellow toenails mean?
There are several possible causes of yellow toenails, including fungal infection and overuse of nail polish. This symptom can sometimes indicate a more serious condition, such as yellow nail syndrome. In this article, we look at why toenails might become discolored, and how to prevent and treat yellow toenails. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Trump ’s Immigration Policies Are Making It Harder for Foreign Doctors to Work in the U.S. — And That Could Hurt Patients
For the past four years, Daniel, an Israeli-born doctor completing a medical residency in the U.S., has secured an H-1B visa for temporary specialized workers without a hitch. But this May, without warning, the government put his status in the U.S. in danger. Daniel, who withheld his last name for fear of retaliation, is one of many foreign-born medical residents across the country who have received visa rejections or delays since mid-April — similar to rejections thousands of H-1B applicants in other high-paying industries have recently received — prompting a flurry of legal activity from medical groups, hospi...
Source: TIME: Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime medicine onetime Source Type: news

Topical Rapamycin Effective for TSC-Related Facial Angiofibromas
FRIDAY, June 8, 2018 -- Topical rapamycin seems effective for tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC)-related facial angiofibromas, according to a study published online May 23 in JAMA Dermatology. Mary Kay Koenig, M.D., from The University of Texas Health... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Acelity acquires Crawford Healthcare
Acelity said today it inked a deal to acquire advanced wound care and dermatology company Crawford Healthcare for an undisclosed amount. San Antonio, Texas-based Acelity said that the acquisition of Crawford will expand its advanced wound dressing product portfolio and strengthen its position in the advanced wound care market worldwide. Crawford Healthcare produces the KerraMax Care line of wound dressings and the KerraFoam and KerraCel foam and antimicrobial gelling fiber advanced wound dressings, Acelity said. Acelity touted that the combination of both its and Crawford’s wound care portfolios will create “th...
Source: Mass Device - June 8, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Mergers & Acquisitions Wound Care Acelity Source Type: news

San Antonio biotech acquires U.K. wound-care company
Acelity LP, already considered one of the world ’s largest wound-care companies, is getting considerably bigger. The San Antonio-based biotech has acquired Crawford Healthcare, a fast-growing wound-care and dermatology business, which has its headquarters near Manchester, England. Acelity officials would not disclose terms of the deal. But the company did confirm it has secured all of its Crawford’s assets.  This transaction is expected to create what Acelity has characterized as the “world’s… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 8, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: W. Scott Bailey Source Type: news